Average Salary for Estee Lauder Companies Inc Employees

Based in New York City, N.Y.,cosmetics sector player Estee Lauder Companies Inc offers many employment opportunities, including Marketing Manager and Account Executive positions. The average employee at Estee Lauder Companies Inc takes home $72K per year. What you do at the company influences pay for Estee Lauder Companies Inc workers the most, followed by your experience level and where you live. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Estee Lauder Companies Inc typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Estee Lauder Companies Inc
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Counter Manager (7)
$22,559 - $45,140  
[-]Counter Manager (7)
Salary$28,649 - $73,751  
Bonus$385.76 - $8,858  
Commission$493.94 - $6,387  
Total Pay$22,559 - $45,140  
[+]Marketing Manager (5)
$45,312 - $137,142  
[+]Marketing Manager (5)
Salary$45,253 - $122,016  
Bonus$1,528 - $23,381  
Total Pay$45,312 - $137,142  
[+]Executive Director (5)
$96,746 - $586,209  
[+]Executive Director (5)
Salary$90,813 - $287,683  
Bonus$5,471 - $151,687  
Total Pay$96,746 - $586,209  
[+]Account Executive (4)
$43,983 - $112,571  
[+]Account Executive (4)
Salary$44,496 - $99,944  
Bonus$3,774 - $54,067  
Total Pay$43,983 - $112,571  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 128
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About This Company

New York City, New York 


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Earning around $165K on average, Executive Director of Marketings receive the most money, followed by Executive Directors ($140K), Marketing Managers ($85K), and Packaging Engineers ($77K). On the lower end are Senior Accountants at approximately $55K.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach about $55K. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to approximately $80K. The largest slice of the Estee Lauder Companies Inc workforce (29 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns around $96K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $91K per year) can be spotted in Miami; Boston ($89K), Melville ($88K), and New York ($80K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $44K) is Bristol. The highest pay by state can be found in Massachusetts, where salaries average out at approximately $89K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Safety Professionals, who make around $120K. Certified Public Accountants also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of $88K per year. Estee Lauder Companies Inc workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry are also well compensated, earning $174K on average.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $76K. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the Estee Lauder Companies Inc workforce; about one in six of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers are also familiar with Operations Management, Sales Management, and Financial Reporting.

Benefits and Perks

Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Estee Lauder Companies Inc, including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Although the firm compensates more than half of workers for vacation days, it only pays 44 percent for sick time. A solid majority of workers report having health insurance, and a fair portion of workers report having dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

Key Stats for Estee Lauder Companies Inc


71 %
29 %
$45,968 - $97,540
$46,721 - $104,805
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

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